The infamous foreign assassin Marie Lapautre is in Dar-es-Salaam likely to take out an important member of the government and certain to pin it on America. Charlie Dark is sent there to stop her. Stopping a killer without killing can be next to impossible - just up Charlie's alley.
This is a revised version of a novella originally in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, July 1976 about a different character and entitled Joe Cutter's Game, changed for inclusion in this collection.
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